Neidium affine (Ehrenberg) Pfitzer 1871

Publication Details
Neidium affine (Ehrenberg) Pfitzer 1871: 39

Published in: Pfitzer, E. (1871). Untersuchungen über Bau und Entwicklung der Bacillariaceen (Diatomaceen). In: Botanische Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiet der Morphologie und Physiologie Bd 2. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-189, plus 6 pls. Bonn: bei Adolph Marcus.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Neidium.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Navicula affinis Ehrenberg

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Newfoundland, Canada (47-51°N, 53-59W); (Hamilton & Jahn 2005: 284) Lectotype: soil on ; BHUPM: Ehrenberg Collection; geographical Preparation 271715-d (mica preparation) (Hamilton & Jahn 2005: 286, fig. 15) Notes: Isolectotypes: BHUPM slide ECO 15, circled valve (figs 21-22); CANA slide 53340, circled valve (figs 16-18). Localities: Surinam; Caracas; St. Domingo; Guadeloupe; San Miguel, Mexico; Labrador; Kotzebue's Sound (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Emended description (Hamilton & Jahn, 2005: 292, 293). Emended species description (Lefebvre et al., 2017: 688-690).

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 May 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 May 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 June 2024

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